Scientists are warning residents of Vancouver and other cities in earthquake zones to take heed of new evidence that megaquake aftershocks can pose a danger for years, even hundreds of kilometres from the epicentre of the original earthquake.
AFP (Jan. 22, 2015) A group of prominent scientists and Nobel laureates say climate change and the danger of nuclear war pose an ever-growing threat to civilization and are bringing the world closer to doomsday. ... watch video
AFP (Apr. 26, 2015) Powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal Sunday, panicking survivors of a quake that killed more than 2,500, as rescuers dug through rubble in the devastated capital Kathmandu.
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Deutsche Welle (Dec. 3, 2012) In the province of Chiapas in Mexico, climate change is bitter reality. Droughts are lasting longer, and rainy seasons getting shorter. But when the rains do come, they can be so heavy that they ... watch video
Apr. 26, 2016 Greenland is one of the fastest-warming regions of the world, according to climate change experts. The work has identified changes in weather systems over Greenland that have dragged unusually warm ... read more
Apr. 29, 2016 Researchers have found that long-term exposure to environmental pollutants was associated with increased risk of mortality for many types of cancer in an elderly Hong Kong ... read more
May 28, 2015 Earthquakes kill, but their aftershocks can cause the rapid collapse of buildings left standing in the aftermath of the initial quake. Research offers a new approach to predicting which buildings ... read more
Apr. 4, 2014 After the strong earthquake that struck Chile on April 2 (CEST), numerous aftershocks, some of them of a considerable magnitude, have struck the region around Iquique. Seismologists doubt that the ... read more